Monthly Archives: February 2015

Research Ready: February 2015

View an 1870 photograph of a noted Waco businessman, learn about student life at Baylor in the late 1800s, explore the life of a Waco family’s trip to Mexico, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baylor Literacy Center, Belton Texas, BGCT, Books, Georgia Jenkins Burleson, letters, McLennan County, Mexico, National Baptist Convention of America, Photographs, Research Ready, scrapbooks, Texas, Texas Baptists, Theology study and teaching, Waco, women's education | Leave a comment

Texas over Time: McLennan County Courthouse, Waco

The McLennan County courthouse will mark its 115th birthday next year. In this Texas over Time entry, the cars and surrounding trees have changed, but the building itself largely remains the same. Continue reading

Posted in Historic Waco, J. Riely Gordon, McLennan County Courthouse, postcards, Texas over Time | Leave a comment

Armstrong’s Stars: Vachel Lindsay

“Remarkable lyricist” Vachel Lindsay visited Baylor three times, including a stop in Waco to help celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. Learn more in our latest Armstrong’s Stars entry. Continue reading

Posted in A.J. Armstrong, Andrew Joseph Armstrong, Armstrong Browning Library, Armstrong's Stars, Baylor English department, Baylor University, Vachel Lindsay | Leave a comment

Exploring the Waco Jewish Community with the Texas Jewish Historical Society

The Texas Jewish Historical Society visited The Texas Collection recently. Learn more about their visit! Continue reading

Posted in A.M. Goldstein, Congregation Agudath Jacob, exhibits, Goldstein-Migel, Isaac Goldstein, Jacob De Cordova, letters, McLennan County, Photographs, scrapbooks, Temple Rodef Sholom, Waco, Waco Hadassah | Leave a comment

Cooking in Texas: Cornbread and Coffee Cake

Wondering what you want for lunch today? After this post, you’ll want cornbread and coffee cake…at least we do! As we prepare for our Cooking in Texas event, we asked our panel to share some of their favorite recipes with us. Last week we shared a few entries, and here are a couple more. If these tickle your taste buds, please join us at Bennett Auditorium on Thursday, February 12, at 3:30, to talk Texas food and cuisine—and then head to the Texas Collection reading room for a reception featuring regional cuisine prepared by culinary students at Texas State Technical College, and more foodie discussion. Continue reading

Posted in Addie Broyles, Cookbooks, Cooking in Texas, Elizabeth Borst White, Marvin Bendele, Mary Margaret Pack | 2 Comments